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1. Kyriakos Kouros assumes role as Cyprus' High Commissioner to the UK

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakos-kouros-assumes-role-as-cyprus-high-commissioner-to-the-uk

Ambassador Andreas Kakouris has assumed his duties as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new Permanent Secretary....

2. Lawyers challenge money laundering watchdog in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lawyers-challenge-money-laundering-watchdog-in-cyprus

Establishing a system to oversee financial companies in Cyprus is proving tricky, according to an article written by Apostolos Tomaras. It all started when the US and UK slapped sanctions on Russia,...

3. Cyprus and EU allies forge €7.4B deal with Egypt to transform energy landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-allies-forge-€7-4b-deal-with-egypt-to-transform-energy-landscape

European Union and Egyptian leaders joined forces on Sunday to sign a substantial €7.4 billion financial package aimed at bolstering Egypt's economy, enhancing energy trade with Europe, and addressing irregular migrant flows....

4. Europe's sleepless nights over Egypt's crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-s-sleepless-nights-over-egypt-s-crisis

Ask almost any European official specializing in security matters what keeps them up at night, and they’ll probably answer ''Egypt.'' ...

5. Tatar blasts Greek Cypriot 'obstruction' in energy talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-blasts-greek-cypriot-obstruction-in-energy-talks

Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar emphasized the importance of energy collaboration with Europe through Turkey during a summit on energy in the Eastern Mediterranean, held at the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce....

6. How tens of thousands snag Caribbean ''Golden Passports'' for $100,000

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-tens-of-thousands-snag-caribbean-golden-passports-for-$100-000

Tens of thousands of passports have been obtained by Russians, Iranians, Chinese and others from Caribbean nations, granting them visa-free travel to European countries, according to a report by the European Commission....

7. Israeli-Hamas war puts Cyprus and Egypt at forefront of credit risks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-hamas-war-puts-cyprus-and-egypt-at-forefront-of-credit-risks

Cyprus and Egypt are currently facing the most direct credit risks among countries rated by Scope Ratings due to the Israeli-Hamas conflict, warns the German firm....

8. Libya: Tragic road accident claims lives of Greek rescue mission

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/libya-tragic-road-accident-claims-lives-of-greek-rescue-mission

The death in the horrific road accident on Sunday afternoon in Benghazi of five Greeks who were part of an armed forces mission to Libya to assist flood-affected residents of Derna raises legitimate concerns about the planning and execution of such a complex mission in the midst of chaos, in a country that is, in any case, unsafe due to years of civil war....

9. Death toll in Libya floods at 11,300 as more bodies wash ashore

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/death-toll-in-libya-floods-at-11-300-as-more-bodies-wash-ashore

International rescue teams in Libya are calling for more help to retrieve the bodies of victims killed in devastating floods that swept through the eastern city of Derna, killing thousands....

10. The Mediterranean's wake-up call

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-mediterranean-s-wake-up-call

The devastating aftermath of the natural disaster in the Thessalian Plain leaves no one untouched. We cannot afford complacency in the face of such a biblical catastrophe, merely observing from the safety of our couches....

11. Over 10,000 reported dead in Libya floods

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-10-000-reported-dead-in-libya-floods

Libya’s eastern city of Derna has buried 700 people killed in devastating flooding and 10,000 were reported missing as rescuers teams struggled to retrieve many more bodies from the horrific deluge, officials said Tuesday....

12. Erdogan's son-in-law spotted aboard US Military Vessel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-son-in-law-spotted-aboard-us-military-vessel

The son-in-law of the Turkish president and self-proclaimed entertainer, who comes from a family business but also made his own way, is a conservative supporter of Ottoman tradition and a pioneer. ...

13. Key Wagner figures among victims in jet crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/key-wagner-figures-among-victims-in-jet-crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the 62-year-old head of Russia's private military company Wagner, known for his leadership in a mutiny against the Russian military in June, along with his company's top military figure, Dmitry Utkin,...

14. Migrant and refugee border crossings down 29%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-and-refugee-border-crossings-down-29

The number of detections of irregular border crossings by migrants and refugees at EU’s external borders declined by 29% in the first seven months of 2023 compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary calculations published by Frontex....

15. Miss Cypriot Beauty 1971: A journey through time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/miss-cypriot-beauty-1971-a-journey-through-time

"This fabric is an old curtain from Ledra Palace," she says, caressing the covering tenderly that she uses to cover her sofa, in a cool, oasis-like elevation within her elegant home in Kato Arodes, Paphos. ...

16. Greek coast guard defends hesitation in boat disaster

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-coast-guard-defends-hesitation-in-boat-disaster

Greek port authority officials told Kathimerini that an attempt was made to moor the overcrowded fishing vessel several hours before it sank on Wednesday night off the southern coast of Greece in one of Europe’s worst migrant disasters, killing dozens and with hundreds still missing...

17. Deadly Mediterranean shipwreck exposes desperate migrant journeys

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/deadly-mediterranean-shipwreck-exposes-desperate-migrant-journeys

Wednesday’s deadly shipwreck off southern Greece, involving a large boat carrying migrants that capsized after apparently rebuffing offers of help, is just the latest case of smugglers packing vessels full of desperate people willing to risk their lives to reach continental Europe....

18. Echoes of silence: The unheard cries of drowning children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/echoes-of-silence-the-unheard-cries-of-drowning-children

The tragedy off the coast of Pylos is beyond words. The act of people drowning at sea, especially children, is a haunting curse in the Mediterranean Sea that is unfortunately not unfamiliar....

19. Questions emerge after deadly migrant boat incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-after-deadly-migrant-boat-incident

Questions emerged about a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants that sank Wednesday off the coast of Greece, with new reports adding to confusion over the approach towards the trawler by Greek authorities...

20. Dozens drown in deadly migrant shipwreck off Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/at-least-17-refugees-die-after-fishing-vessel-sinks-off-greece

At least 32 migrants drowned early on Wednesday when their boat capsized and sank off Greece, the country’s coast guard said...

21. The Cyprus conundrum: Hakan Fidan's potential role in shaping Turkish policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-cyprus-conundrum-hakan-fidan-s-potential-role-in-shaping-turkish-policy

The ''Turkish Century'' heralded by the re-election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan officially unfolds on Friday, generating interest in the individuals that the Turkish president will select for his cabinet. ...

22. Erdogan wins Turkish election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-wins-turkish-election

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey’s presidential election, defeating opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday’s runoff vote and stretching his rule into a third decade...

23. Italians come clean on EastMed gas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/italians-come-clean-on-eastmed-gas

Turkey cannot be left out of the natural gas game in the eastern Mediterranean according to ENI’s newly re-elected CEO Claudio Descalzi, whose recent comments during a parliamentary hearing committee echoed latest developments but also gave credence to Rome’s previous doubts over Cypriot endeavors that bypass Ankara...

24. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-elections-no-matter-who-wins-greece-remains-skeptical

Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

25. Erdogan's reelection will lead to Islamic rule across the globe, says Soylu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-s-reelection-will-lead-to-islamic-rule-across-the-globe-says-soylu

Turkey's top security official, Suleyman Soylu, has made a bold statement ahead of the country's upcoming elections, saying that if current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins, Turkey will restore its imperial legacy and impose its will around the globe. Soylu also added that Islam would rule the world....

26. EU lawmakers pass proposals to address migration crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-pass-proposals-to-address-migration-crisis

European Union lawmakers on Thursday approved a series of proposals aimed at ending the yearslong standoff over how best to manage migration, a conundrum that has provoked one of the bloc’s biggest political crises....

27. Monitored Biden whistleblower in Cyprus vanishes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-whistleblower-s-whereabouts-in-cyprus-unknown

The whereabouts of an Israeli professor, whose arrest in Cyprus and subsequent explosive allegations against Hunter Biden made headline news in February, were said to be unknown after he failed to report to a local police station during an ongoing legal battle for his extradition to the United States...

28. Energy in focus: Greece, Cyprus, and Israel hold trilateral meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/energy-in-focus-greece-cyprus-and-israel-hold-trilateral-meeting

Foreign Ministers of Cyprus Constantinos Kombos, Greece Nikos Dendias and Israel Eli Cohen, who met on Friday in Nicosia, pointed out the importance of the trilateral energy cooperation and its contribution to the stability in the region....

29. Whistleblower jailed in Cyprus says Hunter had mole in FBI

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/whistleblower-in-cyprus-says-hunter-had-mole-in-fbi

An Israeli professor under house arrest in Cyprus has made more explosive allegations against Hunter Biden, prompting US lawmakers to investigate the first son’s alleged connections with the FBI through a mole known as 'One-Eye'...

30. Tatar: 'If Turkey changes its policy toward Cyprus, I will resign'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tatar-if-turkey-changes-its-policy-toward-cyprus-i-will-resign

Ersin Tatar, the leader of Turkish Cypriots, has stated that he will resign and return to his family-owned TV channel if Turkey changes its policy on Cyprus after May 14....

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